"Ballytobin", a parish, in the barony of Kells, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 4 miles (S. E.) from Callan; containing 759 inhabitants. It is situated on the road from Callan to Carrick-on-Suir, and comprises 2364 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act. Ballytobin House, the seat of Abraham Whyte Baker, Esq., is a place of considerable antiquity, and is situated in a fine demesne abounding with timber of aged growth, with a deer park attached. Here is a station of the constabulary police. It is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, and forms part of the union of Kells. The church is a neat modern edifice with a spire. In the R. C. divisions it is part of the union or district of Donemagan. There are two private schools, in which are about 40 boys and 20 girls.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]
Civil Parish: Ballytobin. RC Parish: Dunnamaggan.
Earliest Records: b. Sep 1826; m. Oct 1826.
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Civil Roman Catholic Time FHLC parish parish period number Ballytobin Dunnameggan not available
The transcription of the section for this parish from the National Gazetteer (1868), provided by Colin Hinson.
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Townlands (1851)Parish Townland Acres Diocese Ballytobin Ballyhall 279 Ossory Ballytobin Ballytobin 298 Ossory Ballytobin Caherlesk 1162 Ossory Ballytobin Croghtabeg (Bunbury) 181 Ossory Ballytobin Croghtabeg (Courtown) 189 Ossory Ballytobin Monassa 281 Ossory
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